FORGETTING TO REMEMBER

  There are words caught in his throat that he cannot speak or swallow, there are thoughts once captured and cradled now fallen from his mind, and butterflies flap in the garden. There are names once rooted in his heart now wilting like leaves at the onset of autumn, there are places that once held […]

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THEIR SPOT ON THE HILL, 100 WORD STORY

  The light was losing itself to shadow. Only a suggestion remained of what had once been. The seas and the seasons had taken the rest. He struggled up the hill. He stood again, after all the years, on their spot, on the whips of life tenting up through the dead grasses as the ruins […]

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RUINED

  I see a tree, the ruins of a tree I see man, bricks bearing the bones of what man thought he could be they are falling before him around him on top of him I hear him crumbling. I see a tree, another tree, I see many trees, a host of nature’s possibilities all […]

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SCENE IN EUROPE, SCENE 7, ERUPTIONS IN POMPEII

  Scene in Europe, Scene 7, Eruptions in Pompeii “You remember the dust in Florence, Marty? Well, let me tell you, I was wrong, that wasn’t dust, this is dust. How many bubkes did this cost us? Look at it, I mean, the parties certainly done and dusted in this fakakta place,” Sophie complained, not […]

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